LONDON: SAKARI ORAMO CONDUCTS THE BBC SO

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 19:30

Venue: Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2

Programme & Performers: 
Joseph Phibbs new work (BBC co-commission: world premiere) 
Bartok Violin Concerto No 2 
Vaughan Williams Dona nobis pacem 
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo conductor
Alina Ibragimova violin
Tbc Soprano
Duncan Rock Baritone
BBC Symphony Chorus

Sakari Oramo conducts two masterpieces from 1936, composed under the looming threat of war.
Vaughan Williams's plea for peace features Australian baritone Duncan Rock and the BBC Symphony Chorus, while Bartók’s fabulous, folk-inflected violin concerto is performed by the eloquent Alina Ibragimova. The evening opens with a premiere from the formidable Joseph Phibbs. ‘Phibbs’s sheer accomplishment as a composer is unmistakable. Every idea is telling, every phrase beautiful.’ Sunday Times

More information: Barbican Centre and BBC SO

Photo: BBC Symphony Orchestra 

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